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Tag Archives: EmploymentLaw

  1. Efforts to Stop Worker Misclassification Continue With New Legislation

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On July 8, 2021, Governor Murphy reminded New Jersey residents of his commitment to address worker misclassification.  By signing a four-bill legislative package he approved several administrative safeguards intended to make it more difficult to improperly classify employees as independent contractors.  Through this new legislation, the Department of Labor can…

  2. New Jersey Employers should continue adherence to safety protocols despite the existence of fully vaccinated employees

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD As we celebrate the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine, to say that people are eager to resume “normal life” would be an understatement.  Yet, employers should not hastily cast away workplace restrictions despite an increasing population of fully vaccinated employees.  Instead,  according to the newest guidance issued by the Centers…

  3. Case Law Alert: The New Jersey Supreme Court issues a strong reminder that broken promises can lead to costly consequences

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last month, the New Jersey Supreme Court reasoned that an oral promise of employment could give rise to a valid claim for reliance damages.  Specifically focusing on the legal theory of promissory estoppel, the court emphasized that if evidence existed that a promise had been made with the knowledge that…

  4. EEOC Guidance Update: Employers can require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

    By Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. Last month the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released guidance stating that employers can require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine.  Knowing that the vaccine’s arrival would raise questions related to the applicability of various Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws, the EEOC guidance states very clearly that EEO laws “do…

  5. Update: Federal court partially invalidates DOL’s new joint employer test

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last week, United States District Judge Gregory Woods partially struck down the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new joint employer rule; holding that portions of it conflict with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and are arbitrary and capricious.  State of New York, et al. v. Eugene Scalia, et al., No….

  6. H.R. 7010: New Amendments to Paycheck Protection Program Afford Employers Increased Flexibility Related to Loan Forgiveness

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last Friday, President Trump signed H.R. 7010 into law.  Otherwise known as the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (the “Flexibility Act”), it is meant to amend provisions of the Small Business Act and the CARES Act so as to address concerns related to loan forgiveness under the Paycheck…

  7. The Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act Explained: March 2020 Guidelines Provide Explanation of Purpose and Application

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last July, the New Jersey Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (the Act) effectively expanded protections against pay discrimination and retaliation under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD). Almost a year later, the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights (DCR) has published guidance intended to offer clarification and assistance…

  8. COVID-19 Update:  Pandemic response exceptions to common privacy practices in business and health care 

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD  Over the past several weeks, New Jersey’s Governor Murphy and various federal government offices have issued more than 20 executive orders and federal memorandums in an effort to address the ongoing COVID-19 crises, decelerate the pandemic and mitigate its effect on all citizens.  Predominantly effective for the duration of the…

  9. COVID-19 Updates:  Online resources and Information 

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD As the world adjusts to social distancing and orders to shelter-in-place, we want you to know that Campanella Law Office remains 100% open on a virtual basis.  We understand that the avalanche of CDC, state and federal guidance is overwhelming and, while our first responders do their part to slow…

  10. Update: Winter 2020 brings a flurry of new legislation targeting worker misclassification and New Jersey’s anti-harassment laws.

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. For the past two months, New Jersey legislators forged ahead with an overall agenda to address workplace protections both in the arenas of compensation and culture.  Most recently, in February, Governor Murphy proposed legislation that would revise the state’s anti-harassment laws.  The proposed legislation  not only clarifies the definition of…